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Implications of Devolution for England — Statement (16 December 2014)

Baroness Stowell of Beeston: ...;s report, my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Scotland announced to the House that draft legislation to implement its recommendations would be prepared by 25 January and presented in a Bill to Parliament following the general election. The Prime Minister also said that a new and fair settlement for Scotland must be accompanied by an equivalent settlement for all parts...

Global Development Goals — Motion to Take Note (11 December 2014)

Baroness Northover: ...so. What shines through is an understanding of why this is so important. The right reverend Prelate urges us on in communicating what has been achieved since 2000, even with the financial crash of 2008 onwards, in the relief of poverty. He is surely right. As noble Lords know, the year ahead of us is absolutely key—as the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, made clear, not only on MDGs but on...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Infrastructure Bill [Lords] (8 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Nick Raynsford: I draw the attention of the House to my interests as declared in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests, and to my non-pecuniary interests as a trustee of the Town and Country Planning Association. I was pleased to listen to the speech by the hon. Member for Wealden (Charles Hendry). He made a number of very important points. I hope he will forgive me for not following on...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Small-scale Developers (1 December 2014)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: My hon Friend the Minister of State for Housing and Planning (Brandon Lewis) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement. I would like to update hon. Members on the action that the Coalition Government has taken to free up the planning system and the further new measures we are now implementing to support small scale developers and help hard-working people get the home they want by...

Written Ministerial Statements — Communities and Local Government: Small-scale Developers (28 November 2014)

Brandon Lewis: I would like to update hon. Members on the action that the Coalition Government have taken to free up the planning system and the further new measures we are now implementing to support small-scale developers and help hard-working people get the home they want by reducing disproportionate burdens on developer contributions. Section 106 obligations imposed on small-scale developers, custom and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Communities and Local Government: Autumn Recess (18 November 2014)

Eric Pickles: ...530,000 additional homes across England. New figures also showed the numbers of repossessions are now at their lowest since records began in 2008, thanks to the Government’s long-term economic plan; our deficit reduction programme is keeping interest rates down and making mortgages more affordable. Figures published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders anticipate repossessions falling...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Department for Communities and Local Government: Recess Business (18 November 2014)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...over 530,000 additional homes across England. New figures also showed the numbers of repossessions are now at their lowest since records began in 2008, thanks to the Government’s long-term economic plan; our deficit reduction programme is keeping interest rates down and making mortgages more affordable. Figures published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders anticipate repossessions...

Business of the House: Annual Energy Statement (6 November 2014)

Edward Davey: ...were plenty of legal obligations to cut emissions, but little practical policy to achieve them cost-effectively. Today’s energy statement shows how we have turned that situation around. Given how fast bills had risen in the previous Parliament and how fuel poverty had increased under the previous Government, helping consumers has been a top priority, starting with those on lowest...

Infrastructure Bill [HL]: Report (2nd Day) (5 November 2014)

Lord Adonis: My Lords, I thank Sir John Armitt for his excellent work in leading the independent review for the Labour Party on long-term infrastructure planning. I also thank Robbie Owen of Pinsent Masons for his invaluable work in preparing a draft national infrastructure Bill since the publication of the report. We have been consulting on the draft Bill and have received a positive response from across...

High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill: Instruction (No. 2): Buckinghamshire County Council (Filming on Highways) Bill [Lords] (9 September 2014)

Cheryl Gillan: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. I thank Members involved in the previous Bill for allowing me to come in as the bridesmaid after the main event. I was worried that we would not get our chance, so I am grateful to all the Members concerned for the constraint that they showed when debating a very important Bill for London. The Bill was first introduced in another place,...

Business of the House Commission: Pension Schemes Bill (2 September 2014)

Peter Hain: ...into it. In fact, he is entirely wrong and that Tory charge is entirely misplaced. Let me explain why. The stock market fall reduced the basic market value of pension scheme assets by some 250 billion between 1999 and 2002. The effect of the package of tax changes for which he and the Conservatives seek to pin the blame on our Government and Chancellor was entirely marginal. The...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Committee (3rd Day) (23 July 2014)

Lord Ramsbotham: ...;that we need to do better at rehabilitating young offenders because youth custodial outcomes are presently not good enough. By recognising that some people would continue to require separate specialist accommodation, the purpose of Part 2 of the Bill remains to establish a statutory framework for a pathfinder secure college, which the Government suggest is a solution to the problem....

Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Second Reading (18 July 2014)

Lord Ribeiro: ...as a doctor to express the views of some of the medical royal colleges which believe that the law as it stands should remain. They represent the doctors who will have to implement and execute this Bill, unlike the rest of us, who are nearly all retired. My own college, the Royal College of Surgeons, of which I was president from 2005 to 2008, in a council minute of February 2005, stated:...

Bills Presented: Tyres (Buses and Coaches) (15 July 2014)

Steve Rotheram: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to introduce limits on the age of tyres on buses and coaches; and for connected purposes. The Bill would make it an offence to operate a public service vehicle with tyres that are 10 or more years old, give the traffic commissioners power of sanction and enforcement in this regard, and make it a requirement of the annual vehicle test that...

Children and Vulnerable Adults: Abuse — Motion to Take Note (26 June 2014)

Baroness Walmsley: ...a lifetime. The figures are disturbing. The UK’s latest report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child admitted: “The number of children in England who were subject to a child protection plan increased by 47% between 2008 and 2012”. This is the same percentage increase as that recently reported by the NSPCC in cases of emotional abuse being reported to the police....

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Justice Bill:  Second Stage (24 June 2014)

Lord Morrow: I had better not break with the tradition of everyone else who has spoken in the debate; I had better welcome the Bill too, because it seems to be that that is the custom thing to do and the right thing to do. I think that it is the right thing to do in this instance, and I think that there are many positives in this Bill. I hope that, before the finished product, there will be...

Infrastructure Bill [HL] — Second Reading (18 June 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord McKenzie of Luton: My Lords, as others have described, this is a hotchpotch of a Bill with important chunks still missing—perhaps more than we thought—and key related consultation processes still running their course or with conclusions yet undisclosed. In infrastructure parlance, the Bill could hardly be called shovel ready. Therefore, we have an intensive job to undertake to evaluate its impact on...

Tourism and Hospitality — Motion to Take Note (12 June 2014)

Lord Harrison: ...hospitality industries to recline, repine and decline in DCMS, which does not even have the grace to reflect tourism’s concerns in its name? My first question to the Minister is: did his brief come solely from DCMS or did he consult widely with BIS, the Treasury and the numerous other departments which have a fat finger in the ever-growing pie of the tourism and hospitality...

Extradition Committee — Membership Motions (12 June 2014)

...taken by the Committee in the last session of Parliament be referred to the Committee; That the evidence taken by the Committee shall, if the Committee so wishes, be published. Consolidation etc. Bills Committee In accordance with Standing Order 51, that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be appointed to join with a Committee of the Commons as the Joint...

Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] (4 June 2014)

Joan Walley: ...is a sense of urgency. To get that outcome from the climate change talks and negotiations, we must start right here with no further delay to the fourth carbon budget. Other environmental measures have been touched on by previous speakers and relate to the planning and infrastructure Bill. I mentioned jobs and homes, and I believe that a truly environmental infrastructure Bill would contain...

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